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Pedestrian uninjured after being hit by car

A pedestrian is uninjured after being struck by a car Saturday night.

Powell River RCMP say they responded to the report at around 7:30 p.m. The driver of the vehicle had hit the pedestrian while turning left onto Joyce Avenue from Barnet Street.

The pedestrian was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk on Joyce Avenue. Police say the person was dressed in all black and the driver of the vehicle said they didn’t see them.

The driver was given a fine for failing to yield to a pedestrian.

RCMP are asking drivers to be extra cautious this time of year when pedestrians can be difficult to see in the dark and rainy months.

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They also ask pedestrians to wear bright and reflective clothing when walking in the dark.

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